Note: This list will be updated as we get closer to Black Friday in Johannesburg 2020 and more stores release their specials.
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MR Price, MR Price Home And MR Price Sport
Gearing up for Black Friday in Johannesburg, the legendary MR Price and its associated stores are gearing up for three crazy days of deals. These specials can be accessed through the MRP app (click here for iOS and click here for Android), online and in-store madness. The sale will run from 27 to 29 November 2020 and shoppers can bag newness in furniture, bed and bath, home décor, eat, and kids and baby for less!
SA's favourite online fashion retail store will be selling their stock at discounted prices (last year, it went as high as 85% off on certain items). This is something you most certainly don't want to miss. Superbalist offers the latest fashion trends and a slew of essentials for women, men, kids, sports and home. It boasts the largest international brand selection in South Africa, as well as a broad range of local brands – more than 500 in total.
Our favourite site to buy everything from the latest footwear to bandsaws is Takealot.com. The online megastore will be putting its own little twist on Black Friday by dubbing it the Blue Dot Sale. If you spend more than R250, you'll receive free standard delivery. There will be a limited supply of some products, so it's a first-come-first-serve type of deal.
From 2 to 26 November, Takealot.com will release thousands of new deals every week:
- Week one (2 – 8 November) shoppers can expect big deals on big stuff, including TVs, large appliances, outdoor, pool and patio, beauty, plus so much more;
- Week two (9 – 15 November), there will be massive deals on laptops, toys, homeware, furniture, fashion, sports and footwear;
- Week three (16 – 22 November) will see new deals released on camping and outdoor, home improvement and power tools, as well as household essentials.
Pick 'n Pay Hyper (Online+In-store)
Pick n Pay has announced that it will be extending its Black Friday 2020 sale from a single weekend to two full weeks, starting 13 November. With this, customers will be limited in-store due to COVID-19 safety protocols.
This year, every Friday is Black Friday starting on 6 November 2020 at Zando! That’s 4 Fridays packed with up-to-70% off deals on sneakers, jeans, dresses, heels and more, from your favourite brands like adidas, Sissy Boy, Levi’s & Alpha Industries to name a few.
In-Store: Black Friday In Johannesburg
Now is the time to get your hands on the perfect bed to ensure you get a good night’s rest! In the spirit of Black Friday, Dial-a-Bed is offering their shoppers 20% OFF EVERYTHING, in-store and online! Expect to get amazing deals and prices across a wide selection of bed brands including Forty Winks, Sealy, Simmons, Dunlopillo, King Koil, Restonic, and Slumber King, in all sizes, from Single all the way to King. And let’s not forget about the bedtime accessories such as big fluffy pillows and mattress protectors.
Interested in seeing what they have to offer? Then click here to take a look at their Black Friday catalogue and get shopping now! Being South Africa’s largest branded bedding retailer, you’re sure to find the perfect mattress from their selection of best sellers in stock.
Black Betty Design
Receive up to 60% discounts at their outlets in Hyde Park and Sea Point. And to top it off, you'll get FREE shipping for orders made on Friday, 29 November 2020.
Game will run a full month of Black Friday deals in 2020 and is and offering its popular ‘1 cent price surprise’ on all Black Friday purchases. The retailer said that its weekly deals will run from 2 November to 29 November, with each of the four weeks offering different deals. A partnership with Uber Eats, initiated during lockdown level 5 to deliver essential goods, will be expanded for the month to include small electronics and home office essentials, Game said.
It's all fun and games until Makro shows up at the Black Friday sale. This year, Makro is starting much sooner with its Black Friday sale. From 2 - 27 November Joburgers are in for a treat as the wholesaler drops daily online and in-store specials. For everything from cornflakes in bulk to big-screen TVs, Makro will have what you need at a super discounted price. Head to any of the Makro marts around to take advantage of the Black Friday sale.
Have you ever been inside a Checkers on Black Friday? It's crazy... but so are their prices. As one of SA's top supermarts, expect them to be leading the choir this Black Friday, where you'll be able to find your entire grocery cupboard on sale. We can all do with discounted prices on bacon, right? Right.
For those of us who enjoy staying active (or like to sit on the couch in sportswear), Totalsports is hosting a sale like no other. Head down to your local store or skip the queue by shopping online – that's what we'll be doing. From sports tech to soccer boots, Totalsports is your one-stop shop for all things active.
Seeing as we're headed into a blazing summer, you'll need some fly face gear for when the sun's out. Thanks to Sunglass Hut jumping on to the Black Friday In Johannesburg bandwagon, we can take advantage of the latest designer shades and frames to suit our individual style. From big brands to indie creators, Sunglass Hut is the place to shop this Black Friday.
Shop Per Mall
At Rosebank Mall, Black Friday will not only be for one day only, but for a full week! Visit the mall and enjoy their week-long Black Friday Sale. And this year, shoppers can enjoy Rosebank Mall’s Black Friday deals from 23 to 30 November 2020, either online or in-centre. And if shoppers visit the centre and spend a R1 000 or more at any of the stores during their Black Friday Sale, they’ll receive a free gift! The gifting station can be located on level 2 next to Mugg & Bean. The gifts can be anything from a R100 mall gift card or free parking for the day.
Don’t miss the biggest sale of the year! With over 90 stores participating, 4 890 FREE parking bays and extended shopping hours, you will certainly be spoilt for choice with plenty of massive discounts this Black Friday weekend on groceries and food; fashion and accessories; furniture and décor; electronics and gadgets; and much more at Northgate. Worry less about the crowds and remember your shopping list! For your safety, the centre’s social distancing officers will monitor and manage access control at main entrances to ensure efficient queue control. Pause and enjoy great entertainment at The Ice Rink with more than 50% off ice-skating this Black Friday, 27 November 2020! Or let the kids have some carefree fun play at the centre’s indoors play area located at Entrance 8. Why shop on an empty stomach? Grab a chair at the Food Court and enjoy a mouth-watering meal from your favourite outlet.
The African continent's most popular shopping destination, Sandton City, will be offering a massive range of discounts. Hosting anchor tenants such as Checkers, Woolworths and Game will make the mall an even more attractive calling card for Black Friday 2020 shoppers.
Shop At Sandton City.
Eastgate Shopping Centre
The jewel of the east, Eastgate Shopping Centre brings a profound shopping experience to the table. Here you can expect to find everything you need and more... for less! This year, Eastgate is bringing out the big guns with loads of surprises on the table. Stay tuned as we update this section as more news breaks! For now, follow the link below to check out our comprehensive guide to Eastgate Shopping Centre.
Shop At Eastgate Shopping Centre.
Johannesburg's most inclusive precinct, Melrose Arch is joining in on the Black Friday 2020 fun. Tenants such as Woolworths, David Tlale and Totalsport are all joining in and bringing great savings to the table. Who knows, maybe we're lucky and Daytona surprises us with specials on their new line of McLarens!
Shop At Melrose Arch.
The Capital Hotels & Apartments
Act fast and secure massively discounted luxury hotel stays at The Capital Hotels & Apartments this Black Friday! The Capital is your ultimate destination for business and leisure stays, and you get to enjoy luxury at never-to-be-repeated rates for stays between 01 December 2020 – 31 January 2022 in Joburg, Pretoria, and Cape Town.
You can pick a date within a whole-year period (excluding block out periods) to enjoy massively discounted stays. We offer the best experiences, whether it’s for the solo traveller, couples or families. You have a choice of stunning hotel rooms or spectacular apartments.
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By Shawn Greyling